Victoria Ushkanova 

I am a photographer and visual artist based in Oosterwold, The Netherlands.

I was born in Grozny. I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.

My experience of photography about 19 years.

I love yoga and try to be conscious in this world.

I am available for a photo session in Amsterdam, Almere and other cities in Holland.

Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine

New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine

Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.


 You can order a photo session, to support me as an artist.

I work all over The Netherlands and also European countries. Available worldwide.

Photographer in the Netherlands. Victoria Ushkanova Photographer


TAAK.ME             Flirt Creativity Agency                 buro bordo                NDSM                     NETFLIX    

                Burda Publishing House, Moscow              Kleintjekunst           POPMA TER STEEGE ARCHITECTEN

Reed College Portland                     GN Interpartners                 EMCG                     Knowmanagment

Victoria Ushkanova CV

Photographer and media Artist studied art and fashion photography. 

Art / Work Experience 

2019    Portrait of Gijs Blom, “Prince Viridian” in the film The Letter for the King for Netflix

2019    Portraits of Netflix writers

2019/2020    Group exhibition in De Markten, in Brussels, 12 Sep — 21 Oct. Curator Sanne Schim van der Loeff (World Press Photo Foundation) and Fonds Pascal Decroos

2019    Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine, The Book Launched at Photo Basell and Les Rencontres De La Photographie, Arles.

2018   Selected for the “New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019«/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery  Amsterdam

2017   “Marina” Winner 1 place Nomination “Professionals Portrait” Nikon ''At the Heart of the Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia

2015    Unseen Photo Fair & Festival  / participant  Video art “Typology” 13 min / Amsterdam

2013    Videodance “Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow

2013    Videodance “Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theatre Moscow

2013    Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym

2013    Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2013    Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers (TAAK Amsterdam)/ Nikola-Lenivets 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2012/09      Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia

2012/07     Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START Project, WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow Sept.

2012/07     ARTIST’S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/Biennale Young Art/ p=421 

2012/08    Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow

2012/05    Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

2012/03    Collaboration, documentation of project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/  MMOMA Moscow

2011    Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/ MediaArtLab -Moscow

2011   Cinematographer/ Independent film

2010   Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

Photography workshop

 2012    WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina

 2012    Potential acute// Alina Belishkina

 2011    PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina                

 2011    The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS                 

 2010    International Summer Photo workshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP, UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment

 2008    International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV

 2009-2010    Workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography

Art workshops

2013    Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman. A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. v=NE5FNccafO0

2013    Koktebel Art Residence

2012/08    Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video

2012/09    Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video

2102     ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops

2011–2012   MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media

2011–2012   MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»

2011-2011    WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art

2010–2011   Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art  «Free Workshops»

2000-2004    MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography

1997-2000    MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)

Work experience

2019    Portraits of Netflix writers

2019    Photoshoot for Flirty Creativity  Ad agency

2013    until now — Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform,  Series of portraits

2008-2013    Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines